Yoyo toy – JO JO puffer ball

Recall published
2007-06-11
Brand
Product title
Yoyo toy – JO JO puffer ball
Product description
The toy Jo Jo puffer balls are packed at 24 pieces in the box, however, according to the text on the box, the latter should contain 12 pieces. The ball is made from softened PVC in diameter of 4 cm in various colours with painted eyes, nose and mouth. The top is equipped with an elastic string of 10,5 cm length including a loop for an entrapment by the finger. It is flashing inside upon a hit. The card with marking and warnings is affixed to the string.
Risk
This toy poses: - a serious risk of suffocation by strangulation because the string can be prolonged up to 105-700 mm depending on the way of its use. So the toy represents a serious risk of strangulation by wrapping around the neck of a child; - a chemical risk because it contains volatile chemical substances, including toluene, a- pinane, and ethyl benzene. These substances are harmful and irritating with a possible effect on the central nervous system. In addition, the marking of the toy is not sufficient as concerns its size and visibility. This toy does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary stop of import and withdrawal from the market by the importer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
EAN 8586666007499
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical Suffocation
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0576/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Slovakia

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